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[Drosophila] AW: Dros Digest, Vol 46, Issue 2

Nigel Atkinson via dros%40net.bio.net (by nsatkinson from gmail.com)
Thu Feb 5 19:05:00 EST 2009


I use Victor Fly Catcher.
It is the old style fly paper that comes in little tubes. You put a  
thumbtack into the ceiling and pull and turn the tube. Out comes paper  
covered with sticky. No insecticide. I have found that it works  
extremely well for Drosophila. It works far less well for Musca  
domestica.

I buy it at Home Depot. They only carry it in the Spring. Buy a case,  
its cheap and it keeps.

Nigel

On Feb 5, 2009, at 9:04 AM, James Harvey wrote:

> Hello all
>
> I have found that using a very small net to catch flies with is quite
> effective, especially if the net has been soaked in gin.
>
> Best of!
>
>
>
>
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>                      "Vef, Dr. Olaf"
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>                      05/02/2009 14:44
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>
>
> Hi,
> we had good results with juice (e.g., grape) or even better wine or
> sparkling wine. Or you can add some of the yeast to the juice and  
> let it
> brew. Drosos love alcohol too. The funnels we use were handmade  
> (paper and
> glue) so we were able to produce a very small opening.
>
> good luck,
> Olaf
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> From: Joana Branco <brancojoana from hotmail.com>
> Subject: [Drosophila] Fly Traps
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> Hello!
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> I am currently facing the problem of too many flies loose in my lab.  
> We
> have
> been changing a lot of stocks, so there are many that just escape.
>
> Can anyone tell me an efficient way to make fly traps? I am using  
> bottles,
> with
> extra yeast paste, with a funnel on the top, but that doesn?t solve  
> the
> problem.
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> Can anyone tell me what the best way is?
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> Thank you all,
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> Joana
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